All winterkorn articles

  • Piech.vw.automotiveIT

    Analysis: VW struggle reflects wider auto-industry dilemmas


    Piech (l), Winterkorn and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in more harmonious times (Photo: VW) The resignation of Ferdinand Piech late Saturday as chairman of the Volkswagen Group's supervisory board doesn't just mark the end of a tumultuous and expansionist chapter in the history of Europe's largest carmaker. It also ...

  • vw.automotiveIT

    VW board committee confirms Winterkorn as CEO


    Martin Winterkorn (Photo: VW) Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is "the best possible chairman of the board of management," the Executive Committee of the carmaker's Supervisory Board said in a statement Friday. The announcement comes after Supervisory Board Chairman Ferdinand Piech last week expressed reservations about Winterkorn's leadership. Piech is ...

  • vw.automotiveIT

    Report: Winterkorn won't become VW supervisory board chairman


    In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI congratulates Ferdinand Piech (r) with his 75th birthday. Winterkorn also was present (Photo: VW) Contrary to expectations, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn may not move up to head the company's supervisory board when he retires from his operational role at the end of 2016. Germany's ...

  • vw winterkorn.automotiveIT

    CeBIT: VW boss says "yes to big data," but warns for dangers


    VW CEO Winterkorn doesn't want the car to become a "data monster" (Photo: CeBIT) Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, opening Europe's biggest high-tech fair, strongly committed the automaker to a future of connected cars and more digitalization across the industry. In an opening address at the CeBIT fair in ...